Taste of Five Points is back for year two

Taste of Five Points is back by popular demand! Vulcan Park and Museum and the Five Points Alliance are working together to host the second annual “Taste of Five Points” presented by Spire – a celebration of the neighborhood’s 131st anniversary. Attendees will experience all the elements that exemplify the best of Five Points South, from culinary hot-spots to trendy retail to lively entertainment options.  Continue reading

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Five Points West Crossplex Alliance teams up to tackle litter problem

Five Points West business owners proved the power of collective action by solving a longstanding community problem.  A business member of the Five Points West Crossplex Alliance had a persisting problem with litter being dumped between her property and the liquor store. The business owner’s repeated complaints to the liquor store managers yielded no resolution, so the Alliance took the problem head on.   Continue reading

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East 59: 2015 Big Pitch winners still serving East Lake in style

The East Lake District boasts many incredible assets, including Ruffner Mountain and East Lake Park. Husband-and-wife duo Amber and Stephen Tolbert have called East Lake home since 2012. They love their neighbors and community, and they knew this was the neighborhood where they should start their business.  Continue reading

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HTC Profile: A glimpse inside historic Protective Life Building to soon be transformed into hotel

Rhaglan Hospitality, led by Joe White and Jim Lewis, plans to return another iconic piece of Birmingham’s skyline to its former glory. The 90-year-old Protective Life building (also known as the Commerce Center) landed at number one on the 2018 Alabama historic tax credit urban district list and will soon be transformed by the local developer into a 96-room boutique hotel. Continue reading

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Zyp station on UAB Green still open, despite nearby construction

Steer clear of the actual construction, Zypsters, but feel free to check out your favorite green bikes from the station on the Green! Continue reading

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Roots & Revelry (Thomas Jefferson Tower’s anchor restaurant) is now hiring!

Are you interested in joining the Thomas Jefferson Tower team? Continue reading

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REV’S BIG PITCH PRIZE HAUL GROWS; UP TO $125,000 IN CAPITAL PLUS LEGAL, ACCOUNTING

REV Birmingham announced the prize package for THE BIG PITCH, presented by PNC, now includes free startup legal and accounting services and the chance for the winner to enter into negotiations for investments up to $100,000. The business pitch competition … Continue reading

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL PRESENTS “ENSLEY ALIVE” CONCERT FOR DISTRICT 9 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORT

Artists Sharon with Heels & Chucks, Todd Simpson and Mojo Child, Alvin Garrett and Raquel Lily to Perform in Downtown Ensley on September 12th Birmingham City Council District 9 and REV Birmingham are proud to host Ensley Alive, a concert … Continue reading

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Fashion and Passion ~ Tres’ at Cotton’s Opens Winter 2015

The owner of Tres’ at Cottons – Ensley’s soon-to-open fine men’s clothing shop and grooming lounge – is bringing more than men’s fashion to one of Birmingham’s most historic neighborhoods. Tres’ Washington has been a proud Ensley resident and enthusiast … Continue reading

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Intern Alert, Intern Alert!

REV Birmingham is searching for a talented and hard-working Public Relations intern who is excited to apply their academic knowledge to real-world writing, media relations, marketing, promotions and research scenarios. Education Requirements: Current sophomore, junior, or senior candidates pursuing a degree … Continue reading

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